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Intro to Accounting & Finance - CANCELLED

Financial Statements (Day 1)

  • Goal and purpose of the different financial statements (Financial Position, Net Debt, Surplus, Statement of Operations) and Notes to the financial statements
  • Financial statement relationships between financial statements and financial statement elements
  • Relationship to assets, liabilities, revenue and expenses (financial statement elements)
  • Definition of the financial statement elements
    • Discussion on the GN financial statements

The Accounting Cycle (Day 2)

  • Accounts, chart of accounts and the trial balance
    • Update and discussion on the GN chart of accounts and how it links to the financial statements
  • Accrual accounting concepts
  • The accounting process from transaction initiation to completion
    • Linkage to general processes in a government department
  • Financing, operating and investing activities
  • Analyzing basic accounting transactions

Introduction to Debits and Credits (Day 3)

  • Debits and credits
  • Helpful hints on increases and decreases
  • Performing debits and credits

Schedule: Tues-Thurs (9am-4:30pm)


Start Date: 
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
End Date: 
Thursday, March 26, 2020
NCC Boardroom
Contact Name: 
Grant Corey
Registration Deadline: 
Sunday, March 29, 2020
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 

Application Form

Completed application forms must be downloaded, printed and signed by the employee and the employee’s supervisor, then emailed or faxed. All registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.